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Erm silly question probably.

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ZZzzz Report 9 Jun 2024 14:18

But how far back do we need to go before someone is considered an ancestor?


nameslessone Report 9 Jun 2024 14:23

One definition of the word says further back than your grandparents.


SuffolkVera Report 9 Jun 2024 14:57

Interesting question-made me think a bit. I believe anyone you are descended from is your ancestor so that would include your parents as well.


Florence61 Report 9 Jun 2024 20:14

An ancestor is really anyone you are related to starting with your parents.

Ancestor, descendant, relation just about the same meaning really


grannyfranny Report 9 Jun 2024 20:49

Ancestors are the people you are descended from, descendants are your children and so on.

So you are a descendant of your grandfather and he is your ancestor.


Florence61 Report 10 Jun 2024 12:44

grannyfranny yes, sorry, I think that came out all wrong! Think me brain meant all 3 are linked in that are all related but different from the actual meaning as you explained!

Thankyou for correcting me.